18 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,250
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
An Omori School Tsuba
Edo period (19th century), inscribed Omori Teruhide and with kao
Oval shibuichi migaki-ji plate with a temple guardian statue in copper and gold taka-zogan, the temple gate carved in taka-bori, the reverse with a pine tree carved in shishiai-bori with gold highlights, gold rim
2 7/8 x 2 5/8in. (7.2 x 6.7cm.)
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